An Address by The NOA President Dr Obinna Awiaka, During the 2022 World Sight Day

The Nigerian Optometric Association gladly joins the World Health Organization (W.H.O), the International Agency for Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), the Ministry of Health and the rest of the world to celebrate World Sight Day (WSD), which is usually marked every 2nd Thursday in October. This year’s World Sight Day is on Thursday, October 13th, 2022, […]

PROF UCHE IKONNE COMMISSIONS OPTOMETRY HOUSE

As part of activities at the ongoing 45th Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) Annual Conference & Vision Expo; the Optometry House was unveiled on Thursday, July 14, 2020. The epoch-making event, which took place immediately after the inspection of the exhibition stand of the NOA conference and scientific expo, was anchored by Prof. E.U. Ikonne, President […]

Esteemed Colleagues: Health Sector Reform Committee

The attention of the Nigerian Optometric Association has been drawn to a State House Press Release of September 6th, 2021, on the Setting Up of Health Sector Reform Committee by President Muhammadu Buhari. The committee headed by Vice President Yemi Osibanjo has been mandated to review all healthcare reforms adopted in the past two decades, […]

NOA Moves for Greater Co-operation Between Ophthalmologists and Optometrists

In a move to ensure greater synergy in eye care amongst Optometrists and Ophthalmologists; the President of the Nigerian Optometric Association, Dr Obinna Awiaka has called for a more seamless working relationship in patient co-management amongst eye care practitioners. Speaking at the 45th Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria(OSN), Scientific Conference/AGM; in his goodwill message, the NOA […]

NOA NEC Calls for Accreditation of Unilorin Optometry Programme

*High Powered Meeting with UNILORIN Vice-Chancellor*On the Spot Assessment of Optometry Facilities**Town Hall Meeting with Optometry Students As part of the initiatives to strengthen the Optometry professional spread and training in Nigeria; the Nigerian Optometric Association(NOA), National Executive Council(NEC), paid a strategic courtesy visit to the Vice-Chancellor University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Prof.S. A Abdulkareem on […]

NOA Pays Courtesy Call on the Honorable Minister for Health

As part of the advocacy drives of the Nigerian Optometric Association(NOA), The National Executive Council(NEC) of NOA, yesterday, paid a scheduled courtesy visit to the Honourable Minister of Health at the Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja on 1st September 2021. The NOA delegation led by Vice President North, Dr Temple Nwosu was received at the […]

NOA Moves to Strengthen ties with Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria

Nigerian Optometric Association(NOA) is not resting in its oars, in a bid to ensure Optometry maintains its rightful place in the scheme of things as regards the Nigerian health care delivery system. Recently, concerned Optometrists, as well as NOA, had decried the incursion into Optometry core service areas in Nigeria by a group known as […]

World Sight Day: October 14th 2021

In a few weeks time, Optometrists and other eye care practitioners around the world will mark the WORLD SIGHT DAY, come 14th October 2021. It is never too early for your state chapter of the Nigerian Optometric Association to start making plans to make this year’s event a very impactful and memorable one. World Sight […]

NOA Collaborates with AOPHCN & ODORBN on Advocacy Visit to Lagos HSC

In line with the commitment of the Nigerian Optometric Association to give its affiliate bodies maximum support; the President of Nigerian Optometric Association, Dr Obinna Awiaka on Wednesday, 17th August 2021; collaborated with a team from the Association of Optometrists in Public Healthcare in Nigeria(AOPHCN) led by the National President, Dr Anderson Chineziri and backed […]

NOA NEC Moves to forge Stronger Partnership with ODORBN

The need to form a stronger partnership between the Nigerian Optometric Association and the regulatory body for the practice of Optometry in Nigeria, the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board of Nigeria(ODORBN) was highlighted in a courtesy visit by the National Executive Council(NEC) of the Nigerian Optometric Association to the board. This comes in the wake […]